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Apply for aged care funds: McGowan

Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan is urging aged-care providers in Benalla to apply for the next Aged Care Approval Round (ACAR).. The Federal Government has announced the upcoming ACAR, which includes provisions for 13500 more beds and 775

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 20 2018
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Program promotes inclusiveness and diversity

Four of Benalla’s kinders will benefit from new equipment, toys and learning kits to ensure they get the most of their education regardless of ability.. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced the funding this week, which

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 20 2018
Sport

Webster gives all for Country

Benalla’s rising footy star Becky Webster has once again shown what she’s made of, representing the Victorian Country side at the weekend.. The Vic Country team came up against the Vic Metro girls at GMHBA Stadium in Geelong on Saturday

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Georgia Smith
Jun 20 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Trump orders families reunited at border

US President Donald Trump has told federal agencies to reunite families at the border following global condemnation of the policy to hold children separately.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Public waits to meet NZ PM's baby

New Zealand's first family - now three members - will soon be stepping out of the hospital and into the media spotlight.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Dreamworld ride stopped week before deaths

A Dreamworld worker who claimed to have shut down the Thunder River Rapids ride a week before four people died will continue giving evidence at an inquest.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Business tax cuts next on coalition agenda

The Turnbull government believes it has a strong argument to convince One Nation and other crossbenchers of supporting corporate tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Hanson deal on income tax remains mystery

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't say if a deal was offered to Pauline Hanson to get her support for income tax cuts.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Jury still out over Gargasoulas fitness

The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Ron Medich starts 30-year jail term

Sydney millionaire Ron Medich is now serving a minimum 30-year jail term for the murder of a hated business enemy and the intimidation of his widow

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Melania visits detained immigrant children

US first lady Melania Trump has visited immigrant children detained in Texas as her husband reversed the policy of separating them from their parents.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Qld magistrate's family cleared of assault

The husband and son of a Queensland magistrate have been cleared of assault charges after a trial at which they were accused of attacking a grandmother.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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WA Nats wage war on MacTiernan over sheep

The WA Nationals have called for the resignation of state Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan over her handling of the live sheep export crisis.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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